Tag: Ondo State

Toluwanimi OnakoyaJuly 2, 2020

President Buhari wants Nimi Akinkugbe to be Ambassador but tribalists are not having it

Amongst the several stumbling blocks for women in politics, questions about their state of origin upon marriage is one of ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 27, 2017

Aba Oyo: Where promises and words mean nothing anymore

Oghenekevwe Christopher “Our journey there is about halfway done,” someone says from the rear of the single file. Forty-two minutes ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 17, 2017

Opinion: How Akeredolu can leverage air transport for Ondo state’s development

by Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye In the history of mankind, war has brought more destruction than development but such could not ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 7, 2017

Ondo govt to build Olympic standard stadium in Akure

The Ondo State government has promised to revive the Araromi new stadium which was said to have been abandoned by ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 28, 2017

‘Police rescue the Igbonla school children’

Officers of the Nigeria Police have Friday rescued the six school students who were kidnapped Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, ...

AzeezFebruary 28, 2017

I will forfeit salaries until workers are paid – Akeredolu

by Azeez Adeniyi Ondo State governor, Rotimi Akeredolu has said he would not receive salaries until he is able to ...

Op-ed EditorFebruary 24, 2017

Opinion: Let’s make Ondo state great again

by Yinka Adeosun Since he was sworn in on the 20th of January, 2017 as the 45th president of the ...

AzeezFebruary 24, 2017

Inability to pay salaries, my greatest regret as governor – Mimiko

by Azeez Adeniyi Outgoing Ondo State governor, Olusegun Mimiko has said one of his regrets was being unable to pay ...

AzeezFebruary 7, 2017

Removal of Ondo Speaker is unconstitutional – Mimiko

Ondo State Governor, Olusegun Mimiko has described the removal of the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Jumoke Akindele ...

AzeezFebruary 4, 2017

Police arraigns 7 for allegedly attacking Mimiko’s convoy

The Ondo State Police command on Friday arraigned seven people allegedly involved in the attack on Ondo State governor, Olusegun ...

ToluNovember 30, 2016

[The Legislative Blog]: PDP loses another senatorial seat in the upper chamber and this time, it hurts

Up until Saturday, the PDP could proudly lay claim to Ondo state with Olusegun Mimiko as governor and Senator Yele ...

AzeezNovember 30, 2016

Ondo governor-elect Akeredolu, deputy visit Pres. Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met with Ondo State governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu and his deputy Agboola Ajayi at the Presidential ...

AzeezNovember 30, 2016

Ondo governor-elect, Akeredolu receives certificate of return from INEC

Ondo State governor-elect, Rotimi Akeredolu has said his victory at the Ondo governorship polls was for the people of the ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

The Thread: An APC win for Ondo state? |#OndoDecides

After the drama surrounding the Ondo governorship elections, it appears APC has won this again, just like it did in ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 27, 2016

Olusegun Adeniyi: Ondo, PDP and judicial shame

by Olusegun Adeniyi One and a half years after he left office as Governor of Enugu State, Mr. Sullivan Chime is ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 26, 2016

The Thread: Who really is deciding- the people, INEC or political parties? | #OndoDecides

The gubernatorial election for Ondo State holds today, and Twitter’s filled with reports of parties trying to purchase the people’s ...

ToluNovember 26, 2016

#OndoDecides: We’re liveblogging the Ondo state governorship election here

The Ondo state governorship election holds today, 26th November, 2016. The All Progressive Congress (APC) will be represented by Rotimi ...

Op-ed EditorNovember 25, 2016

The Thread: “APC and INEC should let Ondo people decide who they want as their next Governor,” Demola Olarewaju admonishes

Political analyst and strategist, Demola Olarewaju has some words for INEC, PDP and anyone else who cares to listen about ...

RoqeebahNovember 25, 2016

The Backstory: Between Prof Ayo Soremekun, the returning officer and the PDP

There’s a very scathing statement out there today by Ayo Fadaka, publicity secretary Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), Ondo State rejecting ...

ToluNovember 16, 2016

Famine, Niger Delta bombings and every other reason we should all be worried

This is not an alarm and we do not intend to scare you, but you should be worried just as ...

Oludolapo AdelanaNovember 10, 2016

Ondo election: Mimiko relocates to Abuja

The Governor of Ondo, Dr. Olusegun Mimiko, says he has relocated to Abuja on a part-time basis in order to ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 31, 2016

Opinion: Jimoh Ibrahim | A man with a rare midas touch

by ‘Káyọ̀dé Oyèró According to Greek mythology, Midas was a king of Phrygia in eighth century B.C. He was very ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 25, 2016

Opinion: Ondo poll |Coalition tasks INEC to defend democracy 

by Ariyo Dare Ahead of the release of the final list of governorship candidates for Ondo State, a Pro-Democracy Coalition ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 19, 2016

Opinion: Eyitayo Jegede and the vision of a “Greater Ondo Together”

by Jude Ndukwe The great Ondo State is at another threshold of history. The state which is generally accepted as ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 15, 2016

Aziza Uko: Mimiko, the man I wish would lead Nigeria someday

by Aziza Uko No class of Nigerians suffers from prejudicial generalization like our political leaders. From classrooms, to newsrooms, to ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 9, 2016

Court remands police Inspector for killing okada rider

A Magistrate Court sitting in Oke Eda, Akure, Ondo State on Thursday ordered that a police inspector, Anthony Nwadike be ...

AzeezSeptember 7, 2016

3 new cases of Lassa fever reported in Ondo

The Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNO) on Wednesday announced it has discovered three fresh cases of the Lassa fever ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 6, 2016

How trigger-happy policeman killed motorcyclist in Ondo over N50 bribe (WATCH)

An unidentified trigger-happy policeman killed a commercial motorcyclist on the Benin-Ore expressway over a fifty naira bribe, according to Sahara Reporters. In ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 5, 2016

Ondo APC primary was fraudulent – Oke

One of the aspirants in the just concluded governorship primary of the All Progressives Congress in Ondo State, Olusola Oke ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 2, 2016

Gunmen murder former Ondo PDP LGA chairman

Unknown gunmen in the early hours of Friday assassinated a former local government caretaker committee chairman of the Peoples Democratic ...

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